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incubate

verb [I/T]  /ˈɪŋ·kjəˌbeɪt, ˈɪn-/ us  
to keep something warm, causing it to develop, esp. to keep eggs warm until the young are born: Condors incubate only one egg and raise one chick at a time. Lyme disease is caused by bacteria that incubate in forest animals, such as mice.
Translations of “incubate”
in Spanish incubar…
in French couver, incuber…
in German ausbrüten, die Inkubationszeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋, 孵(卵),孵化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋, 孵(卵),孵化…
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